Dr. Tia Thomas
Dr. Thomas grew up in Valdosta, GA where she attended Valdosta State University graduating Magna Cum Laude. Afterwards, she attended the Medical College of Georgia where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2007.
Prior to joining West Cobb Smiles, Dr. Thomas practiced as an associate dentist for several years. She has resided in the Metro Atlanta area for the past seven years and is an active member of the American Dental Association, Hinman Dental Society, North Georgia Dental Society, American Orthodontic Society, and the Georgia Dental Association.
Dr. Thomas is a strong advocate of comprehensive dental care and believes teeth should not only be beautiful but healthy as well. She completes several continuing education courses each year in order to provide her patients the highest standard of care.
In her free time, Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with family, friends, and participating in personal fitness.
Dr. Ross Levine
Dr. Ross Levine grew up nearby in Alpharetta, Georgia. He earned his undergraduate degree with highest honors from Georgia Tech, his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine (formerly MCG), and completed his residency in general dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with an emphasis on cosmetic, digital, and sports dentistry.
While attending GRU/MCG, Dr. Levine co-founded Dentists for Della, a nationally recognized oral care program for war veterans at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. He also received the Geriatric Dentistry Award for excellence in knowledge and service to the geriatric population. Dr. Levine was inducted into the Alpha Upsilon Phi Honors Society for leadership and philanthropic service to the Medical College of Georgia. During his time in Ann Arbor, Dr. Levine was a team dentist for the University of Michigan Wolverines hockey team. In addition, he has been a dental screener at the Special Olympics and treasurer for the Give-A-Smile Foundation.
Dr. Levine is an active member of several dental organizations including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Outside of dentistry, He serves on the young professional board of ORT, a non-profit that offers skills and training to impoverished communities. Dr. Levine enjoys a wide variety of hobbies including traveling, skiing, tennis, and kickball. He loves live music and is a fan of Georgia Tech football.
Dr. DeQuan F. Bivins
Dr. DeQuan F. Bivins is a very humble and respectable dentist, who is very passionate about his profession. Dr. Bivins was raised in a very structured environment by his grandparents in rural South Georgia. Dr. Bivins attended undergrad at Fort Valley State University, receiving a B. S. degree in Animal Science in 2001.
Upon graduating from Fort Valley State, Dr. Bivins was accepted to Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C., where he excelled as a dental student; graduating with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 2005.
After graduation Dr. Bivins went directly into private practice, working and serving the public in Washington, D. C. for 2 1/2 years. Dr. Bivins worked in the underserved areas of Washington, D.C., where he observed an abundance of neglected dental health, lack of dental knowledge and the awareness of the importance of good dental health.
Dr. Bivins passion grew stronger as he realized that his purpose in life is to serve the public with great dentistry and raise the awareness of the importance of good dental health.
Dr. Bivins returned to his home state in 2007 to provide his services to the wonderful citizens of the state of Georgia. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Georgia Dental Association, the International Association for Orthodontics, and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (D.O.C.S) Dr Bivins has completed countless Continuing Education courses over his 14 yr. career. The knowledge gain from the courses has increased Dr Bivins capacity to treat complex cases and provide more specialty services to his patients. Dr Bivins has been teaching faculty at C.A.R.D. Center for Aesthetic Restorative Dentisty in Dallas, TX since 2015. This organization teaches Dentist all aspects of Dentisty with a focus on treating complex dental cases. Dr. Bivins is very happy to join the West Cobb Smiles and hopes that he can gain the trust of the citizens and communities of Austell, Georgia and provide them with great dental services.